Obesity and dopamine receptors | Food on the Brain

Some research shows that obese people often can have reduced dopamine receptors, meaning that genetically they are transposed to "need" or "want" more food due to a skewed reward system in their brain.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'14''
  • Broadcast year: 2015
Curriculum Connection
  • Health & Social Care | Nutritional Health | Examine factors affecting dietary intake and nutritional health

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Food on the Brain